Monthly Archives: December 2012

After Gun Violation, Sen. Trotter Out of Race for Congress

-By Warner Todd Huston State Senator Donnie Trotter is dropping his bid for Congress. Trotter expected to be a shoo-in when the Democrats met to anoint the candidate who would replace disgraced Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. earlier this month. But … Continue reading

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This Weekend on Champion News, Sunday, December 30 at 8AM on WIND AM 560 Radio

Tune in to Champion News Talk Radio this Sunday at 8AM on WIND 560-AM. Listen to Carol and Jack speak with guest, Pastor John Kirkwood. Pastor Kirkwood is the pastor of Grace Believer in Bensonville, IL. He was also one … Continue reading

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This Weekend on Champion News, Sunday, December 23 at 8AM on WIND AM 560 Radio

Tune in to Champion News Talk Radio this Sunday at 8AM on WIND 560-AM as Carol and Jack speak with guest Rick Newton – Founder Tri-Coun-Tea, which covers parts of Kane, Cook, and Dupage counties. Rick is a grassroots leader … Continue reading

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Roskam on Kudlow: Where are the Spending Cuts?

From the office of Rep. Peter Roskam (R, Illinois 6th District)… Washington, DC— Yesterday, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) appeared on CNBC’s “The Kudlow Report” to discuss the White House refusal to put cuts on the table and avoid the coming … Continue reading

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Commissioner Schneider: Cook County December Events

From Cook County Commissioner Timothy O. Schneider… Appeal Your Property Tax Assessment Do not pay more than your fair share! Join Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak and learn about the property tax process. Seminars will be held in two … Continue reading

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Concealed Carry Ban Struck Down in Illinois

-By Warner Todd Huston Well, this is an interesting development. Remembering that Illinois is the only state that has a concealed carry ban still on the books, a federal judge ruled the ban unconstitutional and told the state legislature it … Continue reading

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Big News: I’m on the Financial Services Committee!

From the office of Rep. Randy Hultgren (R, Illinois 14th District)… I’m here in the basement of the U.S. Capitol, just outside some meeting rooms, and I’ve just gotten some very exciting news: we’ve officially heard that I’ll be serving … Continue reading

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Roskam: President’s Tax Hike Won’t Make Our Fiscal Problems Go Away

From the office of Rep. Peter Roskam (R, Illinois 6th District)… WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) appeared on Bloomberg’s Capitol Gains to discuss the House Republican proposal to avert the fiscal cliff that has gone unanswered by the … Continue reading

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The ‘Trotter Hypocrisy’: Defend Yourself – the Hell with the Community

-By Charles Butler Illinois Senator Donne Trotter (D-17), candidate for the now open 2nd Congressional seat, was arrested by TSA last Wednesday for trying to board an airplane at O’Hare Airport with a handgun and ammunition. He has been charged … Continue reading

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Sun Times Demands Sen. Kirk’s Med Records, Ignores Jesse Jackson. Jr.’s

-By Warner Todd Huston Withchunt: The Chicago Sun-Times once again revels in its partisanship by demanding the public release of the medical records of Senator Mark Kirk while ignoring the records of Representative Jesse Jackson, Jr. For the Times, Phil … Continue reading

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